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Insurer settles alleged sanctions violations with OFAC
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, USA
  • August 28 2015

On August 6 2015 the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a $271,815 settlement with a US-based company

US sanctions and foreign insurers: will Iran soon be open for business?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Global, Iran, USA
  • June 9 2015

For the past five years, non-US insurers have faced a growing array of US-Iran "secondary sanctions". Most non-US insurers are keenly aware of the

Framework agreement with Iran unclear as to when and which sanctions will be lifted; stepped up enforcement to continue after record sanctions fines
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 13 2015

In what may represent a sea change in US-Iran relations, on April 2, 2015, Iran and the United States, along with the United Kingdom, France, Russia

Four insurers subpoenaed as part of Iranian sanctions investigation; suspected of insuring foreign commodities trader accused of violating trade sanctions against Iran
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • April 11 2014

The New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has issued subpoenas to four insurers as part of an ongoing probe into violations of U.S. trade

Iran economic sanctions update
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • January 31 2014

The United States has maintained economic sanctions against Iran consistently since 1979, with only a brief relaxation of the restrictions in the

Suspension of U.S. and E.U. sanctions on insurance related to Iran’s petrochemical exports
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • December 16 2013

On November 24, Iran entered into a Joint Plan of Action with the United States, China, the Russian Federation, France, Germany, and the United

New York widens its probe into possible Iran-related transactions by accredited reinsurers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 25 2013

As previously reported here, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") began a string of investigations last month into possible

U.S. expands secondary sanctions on non-U.S. parties doing business with Iran: what insurers and reinsurers need to know
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 22 2013

Effective July 1, 2013, the United States imposed further secondary sanctions on non-U.S. parties who engage in trade or other transactions with Iran

New York initiates investigations into possible violations of the latest U.S. sanctions against Iran
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 12 2013

The New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has recently begun a string of new investigations into possible violations by non-U.S

New York Department of Financial Services looks at non-US reinsurers’ compliance with Iran sanctions law
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • July 2 2013

For a state regulator, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS" or the "Department") has demonstrated an unusual interest in enforcing